USC usually makes a big deal out of its recruiting dinner that is held on the evening of Signing Day.
The event includes the high school seniors who graduated early and enrolled in January. Films of the recruiting class are also shown to the crowd.
But this year the athletic dept. has been pretty low key with the event. Could it be the 5-7 season? The low opinion of Clay Helton? The poor reviews of the recruiting class?
I contacted a couple boosters who always attend to see if they will go Wednesday night. They both said no.
Ticket sales are believed to be understandably slow for the event. And even worse, there is basketball game at the Galen Center at 8 p.m., where the event is being held at the Founders Club. That means parking will be an issue and there will be pressure to end the event before the game.
What will any one who attends get to hear? Well, Helton speaks. Clancy Pendergast speaks. That’s enough to put everyone to sleep. But no one will hear a word or see a highlight from Bru McCoy.
Get your tickets now!